Do you only do one page or are you only showing one page? As I follow you more and more, I am appreciative of your personal insights because it gives me a better understanding of how you think and view life. I believe this is a great email I’ve just recieved at the perfect time! and yes please, more of these posts, love the insight. Think on that so I can share your stuff with my friends & kids…. Not just how and why we journal… but also the contents of your morning page. And these words must be handwritten because of the strong connection between our thoughts and writing by hand. Julia Cameron (author of the book you mentioned) saved my writing ass many years ago. (I also keep a separate sheet of paper nearby for “to-dos” as they come to mind; I jot them down and go back to writing). I’ve been urged to start journaling. We just released the book of my friend Valerios journal (includes his blog post, Facebook messages, sms and personal journals) of the world record breaking journey. 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The practise has been transformational, I am now well established on a book project and wholly committed to finishing it. Whatever’s on your mind and is written down can help you and others in the future. So, there you have it, the Tim Ferriss morning routine. Need a new curator on the “health & detox” division. Keep inviting us in on your journey. I definitely would love to see more posts like this. Yes, keep writing posts like this, and as you always do. Since Morning Pages are personal to the individual, you may use them for another reason. Like you I didn’t read Julia’s book but I did follow her advice of cranking out 700 – 1000 words every morning. My Ultimate Morning Routine — for Those Who Don’t Have One, How to Avoid Burnout from Working on Simultaneous Projects. For instance: I’ve realized conflicts between goals (become “successful”) and related side-effects one must manage (100x more inbound). The thoughts are then brought back into the mind if and when we choose. Do you add black pepper for absorption? That way I can easily digitise the good stuff and get it into a word processable format. Instead of focusing on consumption, dumping your thoughts onto a paper has helped me remove many worries from my mind and achieve a deeper sense of clarity. Comment Rules: Remember what Fonzie was like? How to Create a Better Morning Routine . In short, thanks for the posts. TIM FERRISS: I would say: interviewing experts, tracking down eccentric weirdos who are really good at one thing or another, formulating a plan for some type of experiment involving their observations or findings, and then recording it. I stopped doing morning pages years ago for no good reason but they were a cool way to dump mental clutter. History is littered with examples of successful (and unsuccessful) people who kept daily journals. Bought her book, The Right to Write, and starting reading it as I rode in the Boston Subway. Like their real-er selves. I began by only journalling during emotionally charged moments to journalling every night. Very helpful. Part of the reason for that is you are free to be completely honest and uninhibited in getting those thoughts out. They simply need to get them out of your head, where they’ll otherwise bounce around all day like a bullet ricocheting inside your skull. Here’s a quote I thought you might enjoy: “The bridge builder’s position is always an uncomfortable one, apt to be shot at from both sides…Bridge building may be risky work, but somebody has got to do it, because the need is great…” Michael Cardew, “Pioneer Potter,” 1969. Hit me up. It’s Ted from the Quad Squad. Are you only doing Morning Pages for 5 minutes? Highly recommended." Close. You worded perfectly what I’ve long been using as a method of “thinking on paper”, which allows much more space than working memory. Good job. Great post Tim. My hope for you, is that in doing this, it will help you mitigate some of the pressure you’re currently experiencing. posts like this are perfect. In this post you mention “writing” and “paper” a couple times along with showing a picture of your physical notebook, but would journaling in evernote be just as effective for a beginner? I’m a huge fan of his work and trust his recommendations. Aren’t we smart? I have a question, though. . Now I am doing it to help stay positive and meditate on improvement in all aspects of my life. If you enjoyed this story, follow me for more. What intrigued me the most was Brian’s following quote: Of the people 100 people I’ve given [the book] to, maybe ten of them have actually opened the book and done the exercises. This has motivated me to start a morning journal. Codified what I already knew intuitively. It’s a way to cope with stress in life. Top post. I recently read you actually were doing the 5 Minute Journal and not Cameron’s Morning Pages. First, as you succinctly pointed out, it is indeed like spiritual windshield wipers (clears the focus even after a rough night). I literally forget it exists very quickly… I need to find a way to do it long enough to create a habit. It really made me smile : ). You are spot on with getting stuff out of your head so it doesn’t bounce around in there all day or night. Love the rawness (e.g., [peon (sp)). I’ve always thought it seems like a stupid waste of time. Is this what everyone else writes about?” But you’ve reminded me that that is unimportant. A Livescribe pen will let you import your journaling into your computer, and you can also use it to take recordings of lectures. You never know. be — cool. Woke up at 7:30am, before everyone else. Related Videos. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I’ve found that since I’ve started my routine, many mundane illiterate thoughts have been eradicated. I would be curious to hear a comparison between the two and why you moved from one to the other. I am committed to making it stick this year, but sometimes the time requirement for 3 pages is a bit much in my morning routine (pickup house, eat, walk dog, exercise…). I highly recommend you to listen to a short audiobook by Jim Rohn called “How to Use a Journal” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-qYHYMdniM. It’s a Sunday, so I feel I can take it slow, which is probably the reason it feels great. If you need to destroy them to ensure that, go ahead: it's more important than keeping them for reference. Hey Tim, I enjoyed it and you can keep it coming. Josh Waitzkin, former chess prodigy and tai chi world champion explains that he makes requests to his subconscious before bed by thinking about problems he wants to solve. The sole purpose is to trap your problems onto paper so you can move on with your day. I have done it in the past but only to get through stressfull times. Biography of the Dollar " "After 50 pages, I was able to hold my own discussing currency trading with a vice president at JP Morgan Chase." Tim is an author of 5 #1 NYT/WSJ bestsellers, investor (FB, Uber, Twitter, 50+ more), and host of The Tim Ferriss Show podcast (400M+ downloads). A few years back I start block off my Sundays for longer entries or to read past entries. I sometimes re-read them and sometimes I don’t because sometime it is a brain dump and I just want to let go of those thoughts and feelings. Thanks Tim. What do I do first!? Morning Pages emphasise depth over velocity. For someone who’s “won” through a lifetime of offense, of attacking, playing the defensive game conflicts with the core of who they are. It’s not always easy to live a transparent life, but I’m sure you’ll find that people appreciate you doing so because it helps to remind us that you have challenges too. Thank you for this post, Tim! Recently, in my hazy tiredness of the morning I’ve reached for my journal because of the sheer joy I experience from writing the pages. If you don’t know what morning pages are, they’re three longhand stream of consciousness pages written first thing in the morning — where you just keep moving the pen for three pages no matter what. Things like this are what separate you from the rest. It’s as if I’ve trapped the bullshit into the page and it has left my mind. I have to laugh to myself at times when i think “if anyone ever reads this muck, they’ll get the impression I was extremely unhappy or frustrated all the time.” And the contrary is more the rule, probably because I do journal all the gunk out of my head. They send you an email reminder each morning and allow you to save your ramblings to Evernote. Tim Ferriss: "Nearly every morning, I sit down with a hot cocktail of turmeric, ginger, pu-erh tea, and green tea. Please let me know in the comments (click here), or I’ll never know. I have been bitching and moaning in morning pages since 1999. It turns out that I can’t complain for three pages straight. Crucially, Morning Pages are private. I think the pros and cons are nice to consider . A feeling that you’re constantly choosing from someone else’s buffet instead of cooking your own food? Ferriss is an angel investor and advisor to startups. With random incoherent thoughts popping up and distracting you throughout the day. As Buddhism teaches us (with a little of my twist) this is gorgeously and inspiringly ‘temporary’. Good post Tim. The Tim Ferriss Show is one of the most popular podcasts in the world with more than 500 million downloads. ), One of the discoveries I’ve made about morning writing (or any other time of day) is that the act of hand-writing itself yields ideas and answers that won’t be unearthed by typing on a keyboard. Then everything seems better. I wasn’t depressed but thought that if I could be a happier person, I would have a more fulfilling life. They start up upon waking and run feral and psychotic until I do something useful to calm them…or not as the case may be. 67 Morning Page Journals later, and one published book (Get What You Want) but more on the way. " "Nearly every morning, I sit down with a hot cocktail of turmeric, ginger, pu-erh tea, and green tea. Please! On a really stressful day, I just wrote the f-word down for the first 3 minutes. I found myself purchasing this same journal all too many years ago, never read the artist’s way, in fact I picked out the journal based on it’s cover- I had a mount of some problems and new a I needed to do a mountain of journalling to help me sort it out. That’s part of the reason I journal at night – to help me sleep better. Please reread the above quote. Agree strongly…there’s something about the physical, muscular, tactile act of holding a pen and transferring thoughts to paper, somehow “captures” the mental transaction…solidifies it, gives it better scaffolding, better structure. Who knows it may make sense if I read another day lol. This is what I most want from you these days. In a blog post from earlier this year, Ferriss said, "Morning pages don't need to solve your problems. My daily journal tends to have a “log of accomplishments/activities” style to it. I agree: You should definitely do more posts like this. I have been delaying my journal ambitions because yes, I feel like my writing is so pathetic. My eyes aren’t even open for the first 3 lines, but you can’t still be sleepy after 20 minutes of writing. Are both being used for different reasons Tim or do you favour the morning pages? Release me from the problems and the stresses of the day, and give me a sense of good feeling with the good things that happen in that day! The practice goes something like this: Every day, after you wake u p and before you do anything else, write three pages, longhand. Te esperamos! I have always journaled for as long as I can remember. Because it’s easy to imagine our heroes as unflappable juggernauts, who conquer insecurity with a majestic mental karate chop every morning. Thank you healingprim, as your comment helped me resolve my dilemma of weather I should begin keeping an online journal or write it down on paper. Also when looked at your instagram when reading your email saw Federico Aubele and I listened to his music and fell in love with, completely unexpected side effect. Your point here (“More book consumption didn’t interest me, as I often use it to procrastinate.”) rang home! One of the things that I have realized in life is that many of the best things are really simple but our complicated minds want to tell us they won't work for us. Get Your Own Five Minute Journal today - http://www.fiveminutejournal.com. I find that my first page is usually filled with complaining, anger and banalities but as I move on with my pages I discover more depth in my writing as it moves towards what I could improve on, how I could make the day great and what I’m grateful for. Agreed with everyone else. I saw someone on Instagram hashtag morning pages, googled those words and came across this page, and just wanted to let you know how helpful this has been for me. As long as you can keep that mindset while journaling, we want to see it! What did I really want to accomplish? Here’s one question I’ve learned centers everything, especially for entrepreneurs: “What do I want my day to look like?”. Thank you Tim. Morning Pages are an exercise codified by Julia Cameron, in her book The Artist’s Way. I started getting up early to do a creative burst after being inspired to do so by Josh Waitzkin on Episode 2 of the Tim Ferriss show. More book consumption didn’t interest me, as I often use it to procrastinate. I have attempted to make morning pages a habit for years. Appreciate point #2. In my experience, there are connections that just aren’t made when I use a computer vs. writing. You always give something useful that you figured out and share it with us. And thank you. I suppose it depends on what’s the current goals. You may possibly trap the thoughts that bring you back like “I can’t do it” or “Just another cigarette” onto the page and be able to defeat whatever you’re facing. That is what I do most days. I enjoy these posts about everyday habits and how one can go about one’s day more effectively. It’s a bilingual book which I know you would like. Thanks for sharing you’re human too. Tim Thanks! (Apologies if this comes in twice – I had an error with the first attempt to post a comment), Tim your candor, caring, specificity and quotability are a rare combination that spurs trust and interest and caring for you. . Amei, escreve mais, por favor. I personally leave my journal beside my bed and don’t visit it unless I’m doing my Morning Pages or nightly reflection routine. The pages are purely for the process of writing. 雷兵老 Bing says: July 9, 2015 at 5:10 pm. I think it’s great to share ideas I write a lot down. That’s why I have set a role to read less in 2015 (i.e. That’s how we’re gonna I wonder if that is because we all grew up writing by hand so it feels natural. You don’t want to be stream of consciousness writing all day. This is an excellent insight. Anya. So it’s great to have these additional details and actionable advice! Let’s now delve a little bit deeper into each one of these habits and tasks so you can better incorporate them into your life. Thought-provoking post, I would love to see more like it! I was overwhelmed by the hundreds of heartfelt comments, letters, and more that I received. If knowing it could be read starts making your journaling work instead of therapy, I for one will be patient and wait for the finished product. Could bitching and moaning on paper for five minutes each morning change your life? Keep it up. My top tip is to use a Livescribe Smartpen. Again, thank you for sharing. . Would you like more posts like this? Something worth considering is getting a Livescribe. I like this type of post. Sorry I misspelled your last name in my comment. Mel’s friend. Thanks! I first discovered morning pages in Brian Koppelman’s section of Tim Ferriss’ Tools of Titans. Ive never been interested in journaling until now, so my question is this…. We need more real stuff like this. Therefore, if you feel strongly about keeping your obligations, a sense of honor about this, it might be helpful for you. where do you get your tea? Brilliant post, thank you! If you have to burn the pages, you can. Your ten questions podcast and these type posts, all help me better understand and interpret what you provide. I’m really glad I got to read even this. Doing Morning Pages the Tim Ferriss Way Is Now Easy. Any recommendations? And like Tim pointed out, it’s rather fascinating how empty your mind becomes after having written down your thoughts on paper. I really appreciate the clarity of this perspective on journaling as well as the topic you wrote about. Yeah Dude, keep opening the Kimono and putting stuff like this out there and like the master martial artists there won’t be anything left to be defensive of. Morning pages don’t need to solve your problems. This is awesome! It’s also a gentle way to wake up. A cluttered mind is the worst thing that can affect productivity…. Great read. I’ve always been told I should journal, but it’s not natural to me, and I’ve never understood why I should do it. Morning Pages are three longhand stream of consciousness pages written in the morning — where you just keep moving the pen for three pages no matter what. So, voila, I bought the journal. The pages aren’t intended for anyone but me. Yes,I loved this raw entry. Interesting comment – eager to hear more. Just keep going no matter how illiterate you are. I’ve been scribbling and doodling – even if it looks like chicken scratch much of the time. Leo Babauta on Zen Habits, Antifragility, Contentment, and Unschooling (#488). Currently Tim has 3 tools for relaxing note-taking: an insight notebook to brainstorm interesting goals and ideas; morning pages to write about whatever disturbs the peace of mind; and, finally, the Five Minute Journal to gain focus and appreciation. After hearing Brian Koppelman talk about morning pages on his podcast as well as you talk about them on yours, along with this post, that’s the last push I needed to start them. Tim Ferriss New York Times best-selling author F. The Five Minute Journal Helps you focus on the good ... ☀ Morning Routine: You will be posed with three simple questions in the first moments after you awaken each day. This post = yes! It’s a way to document the happiness that you encounter in life as well. My currently nightly routine involves one journal page asking two questions: These two simple questions prevent me from rambling on about the ordinariness of most of my days and target the deliberate practice of self-improvement and gratitude. There is definitely something special about writing by hand on real paper, ideas just flow out more naturally and in a more sensible order than than when typed on a keyboard. I always feel better about myself after writing regardless. It’s a necessity to an abundant life. For the blog? They simply need to get them out of your head, where they’ll otherwise bounce around all day like a bullet ricocheting inside your skull.”. These two posts, along with your post “Feeling Stuck… Read This…”, have made me feel significantly less alone. read 45 books in 2014 and plan for 30 in 2015 to give more space for production and business building). I’ve also noted that my big wins in life have come from being aggressive, much like iconic coach Dan Gable, who’s epic rant here is one of my favorites of all time. While I can’t completely understand why they work the way they do, their practical benefits have displayed enough for me to continue the process. Intend to start writing from tommorrow morning, You’re interesting and impactful without having to drop F bombs all the time. Even if you consider yourself a terrible writer, writing can be viewed as a tool that you can and should use. Elon Musk: "A great biography of Ben Franklin by Isaacson. [I was unsure of spelling]. Tim Ferriss. . I didn’t know where to start or how to start but seeing this shows me that what I have to do is to just start. They really play a much bigger role than anticipated. 7 Habits to Ditch in 2020 to Boost Productivity. Anyway, thanks for you great work. I’d certainly be interested in seeing more example pages! Thank you. Morning Pages have become an essential part of how I start my day. Cool. Is it because of the 100x more inbound, which decreases a feeling of self-directed free will? As he says, the pages aren’t necessarily intended to be productive or to uncover some great breakthrough. This is so true Renee. I guess it is more or less a personal discipline than anything else. Compromise: I saw one blog post on the internet where a guy went paperless with his tablet (and sometimes stylus). It seems to be important to journal because it’s one of the best ways one can cope with stress, or aluminate the happiness in one’s life. They’ve helped me direct me towards areas of my life that need attention. I loved your original “oversharing” post. For creating this life? I’ve been journaling on and off for years and your right sometimes just bitching and moaning on paper can change your life because you get it out of your head and onto paper which helps let it go so you can move on to better ideas. The routine is called Morning Pages, and people ranging from journalist Oliver Burkeman to entrepreneur Tim Ferriss say it’s changed their lives. That all sounds pleasantly analytical. Lovin’ these posts Tim – I’m filled with both fascination and appreciation for having access to the raw honesty of someone like you. Great post! (If she’s still doing it the same way?) I love #2. 2) I’m just caging my monkey mind on paper so I can get on with my fucking day. Great read. Great perspective, This post was fun and more like it would be great, but a word of feedback – 7:30 in the a.m. seems a little early to be worrying about your spelling. It has been selected for "Best of Apple Podcasts" three times, it is often the #1 interview podcast across all of Apple Podcasts, and it's been ranked #1 out of 400,000+ podcasts on many occasions. Or perhaps you’ve seen examples of their writing and thought to yourself, “Goddamn, that reads like the Gettysburg Address!” and become demoralized. Keep them coming. As a non-entrepreneur but someone who just applies Tim’s methods and ideas to every day life (automation, diet, etc.) Let’s see if this works to somehow get it to you. 1. Thanks for sharing.. Elon Musk. I think you have to push yourself to really dig deep. Wanted to send you it. Thank you! 2. Highly recommended. I’ve had mine for years, and it’s literally world changing. It seems as though that journaling is a type of meditation and the way of relaxation. More posts like this. Kids who grow up with typing as natural may feel different. There are two ways to interpret the above journal entry, and they’re not mutually exclusive: 1) I’m trying to figure things out, and this might help. This post really spoke to me. Cheers. Most probably yes! One of the main supplemental rules that Tim Ferriss included in The 4 Hour Body was to get 30 grams of protein within 30 minutes of waking. Completely agree. I keep a morning journal myself, and sometimes I ask myself: “Is this what I should be writing about? Morning journaling has proven to be super freeing for me and helps me to start my day with a clear head. I really love the idea of a morning routine like this. Morning Pages are three longhand stream of consciousness pages written in the morning — where you just keep moving the pen for three pages … They no longer need to be proven. I was just thinking of all the pages I have written down in journals… would they help others?? I really enjoy your posts in all their dimension. Release valve. He is … what is he exactly? But, for instance: assuming no need for serious fat loss at the moment, can the protein wait until the 2nd hour? Completely agree. I’ve been doing morning pages for about six months and I find it’s a great way to clear out all the junk and concentrate on the rest of the day. They give us all hope that we, with all our flaws, can also be as productive and amazing as you. In a blog post from earlier this year, Ferriss said, “Morning pages don’t need to solve your problems. You are successful and inspiring and at the same time such a real person. Am 68 years old, but feel, act, and think like a 24-year-old. My biggest concern is that I couldn’t write something as “flowing” as this, it reads like prose to me whereas whatever I write tends to be more like a poorly translated instruction manual. It ranges from Marcus Aurelius to Ben Franklin, and from Mark Twain to George Lucas. I saw you speak at the This Week in Startups LIVE event in SF back in September. Best post ever…. “Once we get those muddy, maddening, confusing thoughts [nebulous worries, jitters, and preoccupations] on the page, we face our day with clearer eyes.”. Productivity 5 Morning Rituals That Help You 'Win the Day' Want to have a day filled with positive momentum and fewer distractions? In this post, I’ll show you what my raw morning journal looks like. Tim Ferriss's 4-Hour Workweek and Lifestyle Design Blog. .please continue with the mailing. The paper vs digital conundrum… I’ve switched back and forth many times. There are huge benefits to writing, even if no one — yourself included — ever reads what you write. I love to analyse and write about whatever jazzes up my curiosity. All the best. This is another daily practice I’m juggling and haven’t quite found a groove between meditation, morning pages and object writing. We all need to work on shedding persona(s) of perfection. You mentioned something during the event about the concept of morning papers, which I found really intriguing. Yes! I’m not sure I am any more successful but I must say that re-reading them 10 years later is entertaining at worst and has given me a few “aha” moments! I would enjoy reading more posts like this on here in addition to the super hero type stuff. Now what?! I saw you speak at the This Week in Startups LIVE event in SF back in September. . Looks amazing! At least it’s made me spend a lot of time and money seeking stillness and they’ve been a blessing in disguise for that. It was interesting that your posted this now cause I just started writing my morning journal and a bit of inspiration is always welcome. Do you simply use powder? Thank you for sharing. Jan 28, 2015 - History is littered with examples of successful (and unsuccessful) people who kept daily journals. More, please! I found this post and the previous post on “production tips for the neurotic and crazy” more heartfelt than your regular, scientific, ultra productive, “Superman of Silicon Valley” type stuff. Two things spring to mind. Have fun and thanks for adding to the conversation! It’s a ‘reaction’, therefore you have 100% control. Your explanation is clear and for the first time I actually want to do it. No censoring, rereading, crossing out. I have nothing to add to Renee’s comments. Enjoy the process , That’s just not true for lots of people is better to write them clear and correctly on an iPad, it has more meaning and you are not contributing to more garbage by wasting paper. As crazy as it might seem, I believe the answer is yes. Also, as someone who spends most of his waking hours staring at a computer, it is good to have any excuse to write physically, rather than type. 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